Equal Opportunity of Employment

Case Name and Number:

BCS Case, Writ Petition No. 2932 of 2010


ASK, BLAST, ADD and Shapan Chowkider Vs. Bangladesh and others


High Court Division of the Supreme Court.


Mr. Justice Md. Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed and  Mr.Justice Naima Haider.

ASK’s Role:


Conducting Lawyer:

Sara Hossain.

Subject Matter:

Persistently depriving Bangladeshi citizens with disabilities from the opportunity of appearing in the Bangladesh Civil Services (BCS) Examinations and not allowing them to join any cadre as may be determined by the Bangladesh Public Service Commission.

Court’s Response:

Court issued show cause as to why the government should not be directed to allow the persons with disability to appear and join any cadre under PSC. In response to this order, government submitted report that the process is going on to determine the posts and quota for the persons with disability under PSC and also to relaxing the age limit for them to appear in BCS examination.

Current Status:

The case is pending.

ASK Contact:

Abu Obaidur Rahman, Deputy Director, Legal Advocacy & Policy Reform Unit. Email:ask@citechco.net